Stormwater Regulations and Pollution

Stormwater Regulations and Pollution

Updated Jan 20, 2021

 This lesson describes ways that stormwater runoff can impact the environment. In addition, it discusses stormwater regulations and explains how to effectively develop a stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP).

• Identify major industrial sources of stormwater discharges

• Discuss stormwater regulations implemented by the NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

• Identify the components of an SWPPP

• Describe the steps to produce and maintain an SWPPP